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UGE International (Urban Green Energy)

UGE provides modular end-to-end turnkey DRE solutions that help solve energy challenges and create value for our customers through highly customized solutions

  • Stage $5M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2008
  • Employees 130
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Company Summary

With projects in over 80 countries UGE is changing the face of distributed renewable energy at a global scale. UGE puts users in control of their energy source by deploying hybrid wind, solar and storage solutions for use in the enterprise market. Our technology advantage includes site planning and deployment and remote monitoring systems, which are combined into best in class solutions at the nexus of energy cost, security and sustainability


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    Nick Blitterswyk

    Nick grew up near Victoria where his parents were the caretakers of a park. With a youthful vigor about him, Nick is committed to promoting sustainability. Nick has grown UGE into the world's premier supplier of DRE, with installations for companies around the world. He is a strong believer in a happy, fun, and productive company culture and is a frequent guest on several TV and radio programs on matters involving UGE, DRE, and cleantech.

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    Jian Yang
    VP Finance

    Jian is responsible for investor relations and finance strategy. Prior to UGE, Jian was in Citi’s energy investment banking group and also worked as a strategy and operations consultant with Deloitte. He has a great deal of international experience having worked in India, China and Europe. Jian holds a MBA and Masters in International Relations from the University of Chicago and a B.S in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon.

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    Mateo Chaskel
    VP Operations

    Mateo was born in Bogota, Colombia. He attended Columbia University, obtaining a BS and an MS in Mechanical Engineering. Mateo has been with UGE since 2009, holding several titles across departments. Mateo is currently UGE's VP Operations, working to coordinate efforts across several areas of the company, including business development, engineering, marketing, and logistics.


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    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati - Jonathan Axelrad
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